Meet the Composer: Tigran Mansurian on Komitas
Lecture/Presentation on Komitas as the Armenian forerunner of the art of musical composition, his connection with Armenian literature, and his influences in modern music.
About the speakers:
Տիգրան Մանսուրյան / Tigran Mansuryan is a leading Armenian composer of classical music and film scores. He was born in Beirut and educated in Yerevan, Armenia, where his family had moved to in 1947 and settled in 1956. He studied first at the Romanos Melikian Music School under the Armenian composer Edvard Baghdasaryan and later at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. His “Monodia” album was nominated for the 2005 Grammy Award for “Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)” and “Best Classical Contemporary Composition”.
Language of the event: Armenian
Venue: Alex and Marie Manoogian Hall
Organizer: College of Humanities and Social Sciences